Chapter 9. Surgical Decision-Making in Spinal Fracture Dislocations

  1. Arun Paul Amar MD.
  1. Robert G. Watkins

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch9

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

How to Cite

Watkins, R. G. (2007) Surgical Decision-Making in Spinal Fracture Dislocations, in Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus (ed A. P. Amar), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122061

Online ISBN: 9780470753163

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Keywords:

  • decision-making;
  • spinal fracture;
  • dysfunction;
  • neurological examination;
  • paralysis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Neurological status

  • Spinal stability

  • The condition of the patient

  • Capability of the physicians and facilities

  • Summary